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Laura Nyro: Royal Festival Hall, London

Richard Williams, The Times, 8 February 1971

LAURA NYRO treads a path the width of a knife edge, between stark reality and empty histrionics. Placing herself at a distance from her audience, she reinvests the old pre-rock concept of stardom with a new validity and interest.

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